Category Archives: Android tips

Anonymous secure VPN setup for iOS and Android

VyprVPN is a really cool VPN service that comes bundled with some Giganews packages. Here are some resources for configuring iOS and Android for VyprVPN: VyprVPN iPhone Setup Guidehttp://www.newsgroupreviews.com/guides/vyprvpn-iphone-setup.htmlHome > Giganews > VyprVPN iPhone Setup Guide VyprVPN iPhone Setup Guide Use this guide to easily setup your iPhone with a VyprVPN PPTP connection in the US (Los Angeles,… VyprVPN — Why & How to Use VPN on Your iOS Device | Hack your Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod!http://iphone.dashhacks.com/2010/09/16/vyprvpn-why-how-use-vpn-your-ios-deviceIf you’re always

Disable Sprint proxies for faster DL/UL speeds

I recently disabled the proxies that were set at the defaults on my Motorola Photon phone. After that, my 3G download speeds were noticeably faster 🙂 4G is spotty in my area but I will do more testing on that next time I have good coverage again. Here are the screenshots of the process: (click the thumbnails for larger non-cropped images) I also plan on posting speedtest results and detailed instructions eventually, but if the screenshots aren’t enough for you

Clone MicroSD card containing Webtop2SD

This past week I installed Webtop2SD on my Motorola Photon and absolutely love it! However, I made the mistake of using a slow Sandisk Class 4 32GB MicroSD card 🙁 Thus Firefox could take up to 20 seconds to load on the webtop, yuck! However, tonight I was able to clone my slow MicroSD card (containing Webtop2SD) over to a new PNY brand 32GB card, this time Class 10 speed! Now Firefox takes just 6-7 seconds to load, which is a

Webtop2SD notes for Motorola Photon on Sprint

How to install webtop2sd 2.0.1 http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1119555 How to tell if you’re actually booting from the SD card http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1294523 Are you actually booting from your SD card? You can find this out by checking the Diagnostics tab in webtop2sd, under “Currently mounted webtops”. If mmcblk1p12 [or similar? -JD] isn’t listed, you’re not booted from your SD card. If this is the case, report what ROM you’re running from. WebTopScripts – Fixing apt-get dependencies on WebTop http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1192488 Use this to get a

How to get MSL from Sprint for Photon

I purchased my Motorola Photon from Amazon for $0.01 USD during their “March Madness” sale. I love the phone, however, I have encountered one problem: difficulty in getting the 6 digit MSL number I knew that calling Sprint and asking for the MSL was an option, but I generally despise calling corporations and I knew there were some well known other methods that are done exclusively on the phone itself. So I tried the following methods: #1 root & then getprop

Download ShootMe 0.8.1.apk [latest for Android]

Here is a mirror of the highly useful ShootMe screen capture app for rooted Android users: NOTE: this app did not work on my rooted Motorola Photon Android phone, but it does work extremely well for many other rooted phones! PS if you download the APK and use the ShootMe app, please rate it in the comments on a scale of 1 to 5. Thanks! Current rating: [starreview tpl=16] Frequently searched for:  shootme apk enterupload, shootme apk 4fastfile, shootme apk easy share [end]